a. a procedure in photography that uses photographic paper that is made reactive to light by the use of a salt of chromium
b. (as modifier): a chromatype print.
2. a photograph produced by chromatype
3. a type of photographic paper used in the process of producing photographs by directing light through a negative and onto sensitized paper that is touching the negative
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